Volleyball Falls to Two CCIW Powers Saturday

Volleyball Falls to Two CCIW Powers Saturday

DECATUR, Ill. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology dropped three-set decisions to two of the top teams in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin in matches against Augustana and Millikin on Saturday.

In the 25-21, 25-10, 26-24 loss to Augustana, freshman Adekite Oladipupo led the Rose-Hulman offense with six kills.  Freshman Katie Orbeta had a team-high 11 assists, and junior Gabi Razma recorded a team-high 22 digs.lb

Razma led the squad with two service aces.  On the front row, Emily McLendon tallied three solo blocks and three block assists to pace the effort. Mackenzie Gossard recorded four block assists, and Mia Styczynski contributed three block assists.

In the 25-20, 26-24, 25-22 loss to No. 24 ranked Millikin, Bailey MacInnis had a team-high nine kills and McLendon added six.  Alison Rogozinski had 14 assists and one service ace, to join Razma with one ace.

Razma recorded 15 digs to lead Rose-Hulman in match two, with Becca Poppel contributing 10.  McLendon recorded seven block assists, MacInnis had four and Julia Hammond joined Styczynski with three total blocks.

Rose-Hulman stands 7-9 on the season and hosts DePauw University on Thursday night at Hulbert Arena.